Woman Playing with a Baby While Another Woman Cleans Combs

櫛ふき

Japanese
Edo period
about 1800 (Kansei 12)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Ômiya Gonkurô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #313.9; Ukiyo-e shûka 9 (1981), pl. 145

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.1 x 25.6 cm (14 5/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

18.305

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 18.305, 1999.230

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

1918, gift of Captain John C. Phillips to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 16, 1918)

Credit Line

Gift of Captain John C. Phillips